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  • Arizona authorities probe church fires as possible hate crimes

    MESA Ariz. (Reuters) - Arizona authorities are probing a series of arson fires at suburban Phoenix churches as possible hate crimes after an apparent arsonist set Bibles alight on church doorsteps, police said on Thursday.     Authorities said up to...
  • Supreme Court ruling on prayer at board meetings still reverberates

    The letter arrived in Sue Galloway's mailbox with no return address and a brief message warning Galloway, who is Jewish, to "be careful." It was signed "666." Across town, Linda Stephens, an atheist, received a similarly worded letter, along with a...
  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
  • Reg Henry: Let us agree to disagree like sane people

    Have you ever wondered what makes other people hold the ridiculous political opinions they do? Is it just a matter of them being grumpy and old and therefore mad because the world has changed? There does seem to be a lot of that going around. Or are...
  • Mobile screenings, Christianity, and duck: Letters

    Mobile screenings a boon As I read the Sunday article "Mobile-screening debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?" I felt encouraged that readers would learn about onsite screenings. But I also was concerned that many would question the validity of mobile...
  • Atheist to open meeting in N.Y. town at center of prayer case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An atheist will deliver the first non-religious invocation at a town board meeting in Greece, New York, on Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the town's practice of opening its meetings with a Christian prayer was...
  • Art education has a new home at Williamsburg Christian Academy

    Art education has a new home at Williamsburg Christian Academy
    JAMES CITY – When Williamsburg Christian Academy students return to school in August, they will find art and art history are no longer confined to a classroom. Those concepts will spill out into a newly created Student Art Gallery, complete with...
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • Towson church to dispatch army of volunteers for Balto. Co. Christian Workcamp

    Towson church to dispatch army of volunteers for Balto. Co. Christian Workcamp
    Melissa Regan has painted walls, weeded gardens and built handicapped-accessible ramps. She has removed seaweed that washed up on the beachfront lot of a house in Middle River. She has laid down carpeting in a house in Essex, a task she learned on the...
  • Robert M. Grant, 1917-2014

    Robert M. Grant, 1917-2014
    Robert M. Grant was a prolific and widely recognized scholar and professor of ancient Christianity at the University of Chicago who also published books on a side interest, World War I U-boats. Mr. Grant, 96, the son of another noted theologian,...
  • Politics blind board [Editorial]

    In McAllen Texas, hundreds of volunteers representing all walks of life are helping immigrant children and their parents who have crossed the border illegally. In Westminster, upon hearing that a vacant government building was being considered as a...
  • Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts Join James Franco's 'Michael' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts will be joining James Franco in the drama "Michael," about an anti-gay pastor who was once gay himself, Variety has learned. Quinto will play the former boyfriend of Franco's character. Roberts is set to reteam with her...